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Free engineering tools, references and news for structural and stress engineers. Almost everything here is free to use and download. 

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  • references to books for stress analysis, fatigue, dynamics, etc. 
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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
July 6th
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. hosted its first “virtual” operators and suppliers conference, an interactive event to ensure Gulfstream customers have the most up-to-date information on their aircraft, the company said. More than 100 operators par...
July 6th
Peter Schmidt has been appointed chief operating officer of Jet Advisors, a brokerage, consulting and auditing services provider. Schmidt reports to founder and CEO Kevin O’Leary. In his role, Schmidt will oversee day-to-day operations and lead tech...
July 6th
The number of used business jets and business turboprops sold globally fell in May, when compared to the same time a year ago, according to JetNet. The total number of used business jets sold in North America in May totaled 170, down from 183 in May 2014....
July 6th
BOMBARDIER, INC. Model DHC-8-400 series aircraft. [Docket No. FAA-2014-0524; Directorate Identifier 2014-NM-042-AD;  Amendment 39-18189; AD 2015-13-02] – adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) requiring repetitive checks of the fire protecti...
July 6th
Texas-based FreeFlight Systems has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate and Approved Model List certification for its ADS-B systems, which are ready for shipping and installation. The systems are approved for installation in more than 400 light gene...
July 6th
Rockwell Collins has announced a series of updates to its ARINCDirect Flight Operations System, including the ability to integrate with new tools and the launch of a new vendor alliance charter management program. The FOS release features a more intuitive...
From FlightGlobal
July 3rd
​The Solar Impulse 2 round-the-world flight project scored its biggest triumph to date with the completion of a multiple record-setting leg from Nagoya to Hawaii – a five-day segment that pushed limits for the aircraft’s solar-only power system, its groun...
July 3rd
​Boeing got through its first century with just 10 chief executives including its eponymous founder
July 3rd
​The UK House of Commons has debated the potential extension of its counter-terrorism air strike campaign from Iraq into Syria, following an extremist attack in Tunisia on 26 June during which British citizens were killed.
July 2nd
Bell Helicopter and Lockheed Martin’s third-generator tiltrotor aircraft demonstrator, the V-280 Valor, might still be under construction for the US Army, but already the future vertical lift contestant is morphing into a mid-weight, utility-attack platfo...
July 2nd
​The first two Mil Mi-26T2 heavy-lift helicopters for the Algerian air force have been delivered in country according to reports that the type has been seen in the force’s markings flying over its new home at Biskra AFB.
July 2nd
​Bell Helicopter on 1 July performed the first flight of its new super-medium-class 525 Relentless from its facility in Amarillo, Texas.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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Brazilian KC 390 First Flight - 2015/02/03

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